Kye Borserio was born and raised in Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii, BC. He was adopted into the Skedans Raven Clan and his Haida name is Kaay Gwaayaay. He has been kayaking his entire life and has competed in multiple international surf kayaking competitions. This includes a Gold Medal in the Intermediate Division at the 2010 Santa Cruz Kayak Surf Festival. He has done many kayak expeditions on Haida Gwaii, has paddled extensively through Gwaii Haanas visiting all the major Haida Village sites, kayaked the west coast of Graham Island in 2014, and has worked as a kayak guide within Skidegate Inlet. He currently attends the Bachelor of Nursing Program at Northwest Community College in Terrace BC.